THE BROADCASTER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE: A HANDBOOK OF FCC RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR RADIO AND TV STATIONS BY JACK W. WHITLEY & GREGG P. SKALL of Baker & Hostetler 1988 FIRST EDITION/FIRST PRINTING SCRIPPS HOWARD BOOKS NEW YORK Hardcover, 128 pages First Edition/First Printing of a book for radio and television stations explaining FCC rules and regulations in plain language for broadcasting. Here's what the book covers: 1. GENERAL APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Building or Buying Stations; Other Applications 2. SPECIFIC LICENSING PROCEDURES: Station Construction Permits; Emergency and Temporary Operations; License Renewal; Mutually Exclusive Applications; Ownership Changes; Application Fee 3. LOCAL COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Studio Location; Public Inspection File; Additional Public File Requirements; Local Notice 4. FCC COMPLAINTS, ENFORCEMENT AND RULE MAKING PROCEDURES: Informal Complaints; Formal Complaints; Field Inspections; Fofeiture Proceedings; Rule Making Proceedings; Ex Parte Rules; Legal Counsel 5. PROGRAMMING REGULATIONS: Political and Public Afairs Programming; Obscene and Indecent Programming; Station Contests and Promotions; Disclosures of Commercial Interests 6. COMMERCIAL PRACTICES: Sale of Advertising and Air Time; Ownership Restrictions; EEO Regulations and Employment Practices 7. TECHNICAL MATTERS AND REGULATIONS: Operating Requirements; Operating Logs;Transmitter Readings; Antenna Tower Lights; EBS; AM Stations' Equipment Performance Measures; AM Directional Antennas; AM Antenna Measurements; Special Requirements; Special Support Services and Operations; Emergency Broadcast Systems; Auxiliary/Subsidiary Systems; Translator/Booster Stations 8. STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE FCC: Overview; Mass Media Bureau; Miscellaneous Services 9. APPENDIX A: Model Renewal Notice Logs 10. APPENDIX B: Public Inspection Files 11. APPENDIX C: Local Notices 12. APPENDIX D: EEO Worksheets 13. APPENDIX E: Application Processing Fees Although I'm sure some policy changes have taken place since this book was first published, there is still quite a lot of valid information it it. It is also a good source of comparison for broadcasting standards from then to the present day. This book is out of print and difficult to find. This copy, a 5" x 8 3/4" blue hardcover with gilt titling is in FINE condition.